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  • n. The examination of the anal cavity, rectum or sigmoid colon by means of a proctoscope.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. visual examination of the rectum and the end of the colon by means of a proctoscope


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  • One is that there's a couple of guys currently enjoying the hospitality and unfriendly attention to the point of proctoscopy of the Secret Service.

    "Kill Him!"

  • Sometimes a more detailed exam of the digestive system, such as a colonoscopy or a proctoscopy may be required.

    Health News from Medical News Today


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